Dec 8, 2012 5:00am PST
. margin?margin. don't be modest, bob. you found a better way to pack a bowling ball. that was ups. and who called ups? you did, bob. i just asked a question. it takes a long time to pack a bowling ball. the last guy pitched more ball packers. but you... you consulted ups. you found a better way. that's logistics. that's margin. find out what else ups knows. i'll do that. you're on a roll. that's funny. i wasn't being funny, bob. i know. ♪ don't know what i'd do ♪ i'd have nothing to prove ♪ i'd have nothing to lose [ male announcer ] zales is the diamond store. take an extra 10 percent off storewide, now through sunday. >>> we're talking about fracking which is an incredibly pitch battle. it's transforming economics in the country and transforming many local landscapes places that are farms or little league fields now sporting wells. there's a rush of capital into natural gas. i think in 2011 i want to say five of the top ten performing stocks were associated with natural gas extraction. it's true. look it up. >> not the ones that i own. >> there's lots of fears about what its enviro
Dec 9, 2012 5:00am PST
had great growth. we looked at the issue. we have bob on our plan. the reason we have that is because we recognize this argument republicans have made, which is that raising the rates will hurt the economy has not been proven true by the facts. >> to try to put this into perspective here, i want to say, i think the story goes back 30 years. i think there's a key pivot point here. i want to play a clip from 1988. that will kind of be a good basis here. let's play that first. >> congress will push me to raise taxes and i'll say no. they will push and i'll say no. they will push again to them and i'll say, read my lips, no new taxes. >> okay. efbd remembers george bush senior saying read my lips, no new taxes. two years later, hold over deficits from the reagans. he decided to cut a deal to raise taxes and go after the deficit. there was a revolt in the republican party. it was led by newt gingrich who said no, we are not going to raise rates. from that point forward, republicans have been terrified of being on the wrong side on this issue. in 1993, bill clinton raised the rate up to 39.
Dec 2, 2012 5:00am PST
in 1971 talking to bob about marijuana. take a listen. >> now, this is one thing i want [ bleep ]. marijuana can i get that out of this [ bleep ]. a summery this morning about it. the marijuana thing. i want to hit it right square. immaterial to hit it square in the puss. we have ended the part where he speculates in a fashion about the relationship between jewish lawmakers. we have edited that out. that's the place where this is coming from. i think some of the skepticism against the war on drugs is born of the fact it was sold in this incredibly cynical way. >> there's a lot of cultural baggage with this. >> it's a nixon phrase. >> so instead of figuring out this cultural stuff, look at today, the health, the data and not make -- i know a lot of people have baggage from vietnam, anti-nixon. it's a lot of baggage. it's time americans grow up and have a real conversation about it. >> is consumption going to increase? are more people going to smoke it? >> the united states smokes three times it amount of marijuana the rest of the world does. >> is that true? >> per capita. >> rea